HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When you’re hot, you’re hot.
The Point Pleasant girls tennis team won its second straight match and picked up its third victory in its last four contests Wednesday night following a 5-2 triumph over host Huntington Saint Joseph in a non-conference matchup at Ritter Park in Cabell County.
The Lady Knights (3-7) posted their second consecutive 5-2 decision over the Lady Irish in as many nights, as PPHS also claimed a 5-2 home win over HSJHS on Tuesday night. That victory was the first-ever for Point Pleasant at its new home facility behind the school.
Valerie Smith earned an 8-2 victory over Taranee Karimpour in first singles, while Kelsey Allbright posted an 8-4 decision over Alyse Lewis in second singles. Gretchen Nibert also netted an 8-6 win over Beanie Vance in fourth singles.
Parvanee Karimpour knocked off Kaitlyn Dunn in third singles by an 8-1 count and the duo of Tatianna Schrader and Kathleen Stedman earned an 8-0 win over Ealisha Ebert and Macy Adkins in third doubles for St. Joe’s lone victories.
Smith and Allbright posted an 8-5 victory over the Karimpours in first doubles, while Dunn and Nibert earned an 8-3 decision over Lewis and Mackenzie Shepard in second doubles.